Liane Hirner

Member of the Managing Board, Vienna Insurance Group                                                       

Member of the WVPU Advisory Board since 2018

In February 2018, Mag. Liane Hirner (CPA) became a member of the Managing Board of the Vienna Insurance Group and in July 2018, she was appointed VIG’s Chief Financial Officer. She graduated from Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, with a Master´s degree in Economics.

She then started her professional career at PwC Paris in 1992. In 1993, she moved to PwC Vienna. From 2009 until 2017, Liane was a partner at PwC Austria specialized in financial services with a focus on insurance. Hirner has been a tax advisor in Austria since 1997 and a certified auditor since 2001. She is married and has two sons.

Hirner is also a member of a number of prestigious organizations, including the Austrian Financial Reporting and Auditing Committee (AFRAC), Accountancy Europe (Brussels), Austrian Institute of Public Accountants (IWP), and Austrian Insurance Association (VVO). She is also on the Expert Board for Commercial Law and Auditing at the Chamber of Public Accountants and Tax Advisors (KSW).